Biography

Birth date: 18 April 1906
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Tumby Bay
Death date: 29 October 1971
Final rank: Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Service number: SX1468 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1906-04-18 Tumby Boy, SA.
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs) 1925-02-11
Date commissioned 1925-02-11
Other units 1925-02-11 10th Battalion.
Other 1927-05-02 - 1927-10-05 Seconded RAAF.
Date promoted 1930-12-19 Captain.
Other units 1936-10-01 10th Battalion.
Date promoted 1937-06-15 Major.
Other units 1939-11-13 Seconded 2/10th Battalion.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1939-12-09 Enlisted AIF.
Other 1940-06-18 Arrived Scotland.
Other 1940-12-31 Arrived Middle East from United Kingdom.
Other units 1941-07-21 2/12th Battalion.
Date returned to Australia 1942-05-29 Adelaide.
Date promoted 1942-06-07 Temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1942-06-07 - 1943-08-01 2/12th Battalion.
Other 1942-08-16 Arrived New Guinea.
Date returned to Australia 1943-03-10 Cairns.
Date of honour or award 1943-05-29 Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Date of honour or award 1943-12-30 Mention in Despatches.
Date promoted 1944-01-20 Lieutenant colonel.
Other 1944-03-11 Retired List.
Date of death 1971-10-29